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Ticket Fixing Scandal: Accused NYPD Officers Put Thousands of Criminal Cases in Jeopardy

Thousands of criminal cases could be in trouble in the Bronx – an unprecedented headache for prosecutors due to the ticket-fixing scandal.

A Daily News analysis of cases dating back to 2000 found hundreds of cops involved in the probe either testified or were potential prosecution witnesses. More than half of the 15,000 cases are closed, but could be reopened, legal experts said.

The cases – pinpointed by a cross check of the implicated cops with 11 years of court records – involve everything from shootings to assaults to drug dealing.

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